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Historical Events In 1944

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Dec 09   In the year 1944 laird Cregar, actor (Charley's Aunt, Hangover Square), dies at 28  

Dec 10   In the year 1944 9 Dutch citizens hanged by nazis  

Dec 11   In the year 1944 surprise attack on House of Keeping Axe, 29 prisoners freed  

Dec 12   In the year 1944 three Evacuation Squadrons (VE) were established in the Pacific from Air Sea Rescue Squadron  

Dec 13   In the year 1944 japanese kamikaze crashes into US cruiser Nashville, kills 138  

Dec 13   On this day in history lupe Velez, actress (Joe Palooka), overdoses on seconal at 34  

Dec 14   In the year 1944 begin(ning) Liese-Aktion: werving of labor force for Germany  

Dec 14   Congress establishes rank of General of the Army (5-star general) in the year 1944.  

Dec 15   A single-engine plane carrying bandleader Glenn Miller vanishes over the English Channel while en route to Paris on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history bandleader, Major Glenn Miller, lost over English Channel  

Dec 15   In the year 1944 glenn Miller presumed dead after his plane disappeared over the English Channel  

Dec 15   On this day in history glenn Miller, US band leader/jazz composer, dies at 40  

Dec 16   On this day in history battle of Bulge begins in Belgium  

Dec 16   Battle of the Bulge begins in Belgium on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Germans begin Battle of the Bulge to strike back at U.S. troops on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Glenn Miller, US jazz composer/orch leader (Danny boy), dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Dec 16   In the year 1944 the Battle of the Bulge begins in WWII as Germany launches a surprise counter-attack against Allied forces in Belgium.  

Dec 17   Green Bay Packers win NFL championship in the year 1944.  

Dec 17   Japanese-Americans released from detention camps on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Pieter A Roodenburgh, student/resistance fighter, dies at 26 on this day in history.  

Dec 17   US Army announces end of excluding Japanese-Americans from West Coast in the year 1944.  

Dec 18   Destroyers "Hull," "Spence" & "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Philippines) in the year 1944.  

Dec 18   On this day in history destroyers "Hull," "Spence" and "Monaghan" sink in typhoon (Phillippines)  

Dec 20   In the year 1944 abbas Hilmi II, viceroy of Egypt (1892-1914), dies at 70  

Dec 20   In the year 1944 archbishop De Young & bishop Huibers condemn black market  

Dec 20   Battle of Bastogne, Nazis surround 101st Airborne (NUTS!) on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Cards' Marty Marion wins NL MVP in the year 1944.  

Dec 22   In the year 1944 antoine Mariotte, composer, dies on 69th birthday  

Dec 22   Germans demand surrender of American troops at Bastogne, Belgium on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Beginning of harsh winter on this day in history.  

Dec 23   HMCS Clayoquot (Minesweeper) torpedoed off Halifax on this day in history.  

Dec 24   Joseph Gustav Mraczek, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Dec 25   On this day in history canadian Army captures Adriatic coast city of Ravenna, Italy  

Dec 26   In the year 1944 battle of Bastogne-US Gen Patton's 4th Pantzers repulse Germans  

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Famous Birthdays In 1944

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Peter Eotvos, composer was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 02   In the year 1944 birth of prince Norodom Ranariddh, Cambodian politician  

Jan 03   In the year 1944 birth of christina von Saltza, US, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold/silver-1960)  

Jan 03   David Atherton, English conductor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)  

Jan 05   Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht) was born in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   Tommie Smith, US, 200m dash (Olympic-gold-1968) [or Jun 5] was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1944

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   C T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies in the year 1944.  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of jurgis BaltruĊĦaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1873)  

Jan 04   Henri "Hans" Flu, Indonesian/Dutch family doctor/antifascist, murder died in the year 1944.  

Jan 05   In the year 1944 adolph Goldschmidt, German/Swiss art historian, dies at 80  

Jan 06   Ida Tarbell, American journalist (b. 1857) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 07   In the year 1944 death of j Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed  

Jan 08   William Kissam Vanderbilt II, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1878) died in the year 1944.  

Jan 11   Galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies on this day in history.  

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